Gain the skills you need to succeed in the meat retail industry. Learn to assemble, clean, disassemble and operate a bandsaw, keeping to safety procedures and hygiene practices. Learn to carry out a safety check on cutting guides and safety guards.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Understand the time, temperature and moisture requirements for microbial growth
Operate machinery according to safe work practices and procedures
Clean bandsaw to manufacturer's hygiene, workplace health and safety and workplace requirements
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
A pathway to further study in meat processing
A Credit toward a full qualification
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
The ability to follow safety instructions
Good hand-eye coordination
The constitution to handle raw meat
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Our graduates go onto roles like: Abattoir worker, boning room worker, smallgoods plant operator, wild game harvester, meat wholesaler and meat retailer.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Bandsaw Operator (Meat Retail) Skill Set does not have any pre-requisite courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
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There are no core units in this course
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